Global Clearance Solutions' GCS-200 unmanned ground vehicle will be supplied to Bahrain as the launch customer for the platform, a company official has revealed. Speaking to Jane's at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi where the GCS-200 was unveiled, Global Clearance Solutions' head of marketing and
India are on a roll, having won a record six series in a row stretching from their tour of Sri Lanka in mid-2015 to the one-off Test against Bangladesh earlier this month. Their latest opponents Australia, too, are coming on the back of a dominant series win over Pakistan at home. However, their record in the sub-continent ...
Politicians in Punjab, who sweated it out during the chilly winter months, are now unwinding as D-day approaches. While some opted for naturopathy and detox sessions, others are on a tour of the US, Bangkok, Dubai and Hong Kong. From film shoots and book launches to big fat Punjabi weddings, the 'netas' are making good use ...
Who's that 39-year-old paying HK$1.4 billion for three office floors?.
Ye Jianming isn’t a name that rings many bells. But it will, considering what he’s achieved so far in a country where the state firms take all. He is the sole private entrepreneur to win a stake in an Abu Dhabi onshore oil concession – which has a lifespan of 40 years – with 4 per cent. British ...
$ 1.1 billion in defence contracts announced on third day of Abu Dhabi expo
Abu Dhabi - The United Arab Emirates announced 4.07 billion dirhams in defence procurement contracts on Tuesday, the third day of the biennial International Defence Exhibition in Abu Dhabi. The UAE Armed Forces have awarded around 15.4 billion dirhams in contracts in the event's first three days, Reuters calculations ...
Mills lost for words after striking IPL bumper deal
Dubai, Feb 21 England pacer Tymal Mills, who emerged the most expensive bowler in the Indian Premier League history going for a staggering Rs 12 crore to the Royal Challengers Bangalore said the price did not seem "real" to him and took a while to sink in. The 24-year-old was the second hottest buy after his English ...
The Dubai-based company Minerva Special Purpose Vehicles confirmed during IDEX 2017 held in Abu Dhabi that it is building large numbers of Panthera T6 light armoured vehicles for Egypt. The Panthera T6 was first seen in May 2014 during an Egyptian military parade. Later that year the
NIA court frames charges against Abu Dhabi ISIS case accused
A special National Investigation Agency court on Tuesday framed charges against three accused in connection with the Abu Dhabi ISIS case. Charges have been framed against Sheikh Azhar ul Islam, Adnan Hassan and Mohammed Farhan Shaikh, for offences punishable under Section 120-B of the Indian Penal Code and Sections 18, 20, ...
Indonesian company PT Pindad has signed agreements with counterparts in the United Arab Emirates to collaborate on pursuing defence sales to the Middle East, the Indonesian Ministry of Defence announced on 20 February. The MoD said that state-owned PT Pindad has signed a memorandum of
The Yugoimport SDPR stand at the 2017 IDEX show in Abu Dhabi was dominated by the 400 mm Sumadija correctable rocket. The rocket is 8.25 m long, has a total launch weight of 1,502 kg, a 889 kg solid motor, and a 200 kg unitary high-explosive/fragmentation warhead fitted with a proximity/impact
Key Points The UAE placed its original contract for Marte Mk 2/N in 2009 Marte Mk 2/N revealed sold to Turkmenistan European missile company MBDA has secured a follow-on order from the United Arab Emirates for the supply of additional Marte Mk 2/N anti-ship missiles to the UAE Naval Forces.
IDEX 2017: China unveils MSS-01 Mobile Submarine Simulator and decoy
The China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Corporation used the 2017 IDEX show in Abu Dhabi to reveal its new MSS-01 Mobile Submarine Simulator. The simulator, which also serves as a decoy, is in service with the Chinese navy according to a company official. The MSS-1 is described as
IDEX 2017: China offers S-26 conventional submarine with Stirling engine AIP
The China Shipbuilding and Offshore International Corporation used the IDEX show in Abu Dhabi to market its S-26 conventional submarine for the first time with what it calls a "unique" version of the Stirling cycle engine air-independent propulsion system. Stirling cycle AIP
Abu Dhabi, Feb 21 Trade and investment issues figured prominently at a meeting here between Anil Ambani, chairman of India's diversified Reliance Group, and the UAE Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
IDEX 2017: Riviera Boat displays new interceptor craft
The United Arab Emirates -based Riviera Boat is showcasing its new generation of fast interceptor craft at NAVDEX 2017 held in Abu Dhabi, with one featuring in a live demonstration. "The Seaguard 33 craft has been adapted to meet the requests that we were presented by our customers in the
IDEX 2017: Iraq takes delivery of Textron Commandos
The Iraqi Federal Police is currently in the process of receiving the Textron Commando Select armoured vehicles that were ordered last year, Jonathan Dalrymple, vice president for business development at Textron's Marine and Land Systems division, told Jane's at the IDEX show in Abu Dhabi. "We
IDEX 2017: EDIC focusing on integration as procurement approach shifts
The United Arab Emirates' Emirates Defence Industries Company is moving towards completing the integration of the 16 firms previously held by the holdings of Mubadala, Tawazun, and Emirates Advanced Investments Group , but is also looking to work within the changing face of
From the Wall Street Journal: Jim Mattis, on his first trip to Iraq as defense secretary, said he plans to assess the fight against Islamic State in the country and that the U.S. isn’t there to take its oil. “I think all of us here in this room, all of us in America, have paid for our gas and oil all along and ...
IPL 2017 auction: Chirag Suri, UAE's Virat Kohli, returns to India
Chirag Suri became the first UAE player to be a part of the IPL when Gujarat Lions bought him for Rs 10 lakh at the auction The post IPL 2017 auction: Chirag Suri, UAE's Virat Kohli, returns to India appeared first on Firstpost.